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Body of missing 11-year-old girl found at rocky Chania beach

The body of a missing 11-year-old girl was found at a beach in Chania on Wednesday afternoon. A big search operation was launched after the girl was reported missing from the area of Makry Toixos on Tuesday.

According to local media flashnews, the body was found at Agioi Apostoloi beach.

First indications do not exclude even the possibility of a suicide as the girl had fallen from a big height on the rocks, notes

An autopsy is to determine the causes of the child’s death.

Police has launched an investigation that includes also the family living conditions. It is to determine whether the child’s death was an accident, a crime or a suicide.

The girl was reported missing by her mother on Wednesday morning.

According to information obtained by local media zarpanews, the girl left the family home in Parigoria by Chania for a walk around 8 o’ clock on Tuesday evening.

Last time she was seen alive was on a CCTV camera footage as she walked in the direction of Kissamos.

An Amber Alert was issued on Wednesday, about an hour before the body was found.

Police, coast guard and fire service that deployed also a drone participated in the search operation.

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One comment

  1. Very sad. 🙁